All posts by Anne Loupy

Drinking Wine Underground

Locals of Wine Country know how to beat the heat. With wine in one hand you can tour the many wine caves about Sonoma County to keep cool during the summer. August can come with a tormenting heat wave, which...

/ July 17, 2015

15 Romantic Spots along the Wine Road

Romance and wine have always gone hand in hand which is why more and more people choose wine country as a romantic getaway destination. Sonoma County is made up of a sea of vineyards that roll over hills and spill...

/ July 2, 2015

Hot Grills, Cool Pairings: Wine That Complements Grill Flavors

By Whitney Butler   Modern grill masters have pushed grilling beyond the threshold of mere hamburgers and hot dogs to a creative space that encourages all things nontraditional. It would be prudent to pair beverages accordingly—if only for experimental reasons—and...

/ July 1, 2015

Adventures for the Wine Country Getaway

Typical Scenario: You’ve gone wine tasting two or three times already and have had a whole pallet shipped to your home, stocked up for the next two years in wine. You still have another day or two and have exhausted...

/ July 1, 2015

10 Romantic Restaurants along the Wine Road

When you come to the wine country, romance lingers everywhere.  These restaurants enhance that feeling just a little bit more by providing you delicious grub and fantastic service.  Depending on your desired setting, read through these 10 to find the...

/ June 25, 2015

10 Romantic Lodgings along the Wine Road

When choosing a place to stay in wine country, don’t get stuck in the ordinary.  Take a look at these 10 romantic lodgings and research the area you want to be in: the hustle and bustle of Santa Rosa, the...

/ June 15, 2015

10 Romantic Wineries along the Wine Road

Every winery along the Wine Road screams romance so here’s just a taste of what you’ll see in all corners of the Sonoma County Valleys. Visit a few of these and more along the way – as long as you...

/ June 2, 2015

Sonoma County INNsider Tip of the Day – Hotel Healdsburg

When you decide to travel in Wine Country it is always helpful to have a few tips, especially from local Innkeepers.  We’ve got a line up of Hotel Owners and Concierges here to give us some elite tips.  Find out how a...

/ April 6, 2015

Springtime Cellar Stories by Russian River Vineyards

This week, James Reddick from Russian River Vineyards & Cork Restaurant & Farm gives us the 411 on Cellars in the Springtime. Find out if it is all just throwing back glasses of wine or if it requires a bit...

/ April 6, 2015

What’s happenin’ in the Cellar, Mueller Winery?

Let’s welcome Lori Mueller to our member contribution blog!  Lori is proprietor of Mueller Winery and has the inside scoop of what’s happening in the cellar during Spring. It looks like it’s a lot more work than just stomping grapes...

/ April 6, 2015